Songspace is a collaborative song network that makes it easier for creators to work together, utilizing the creative process to aggregate important data like recordings, lyrics, and copyright ownership details for music enterprises. Songspace naturally links everyone together through a network built on the notion that songs are the foundation of the music business ecosystem.
By connecting creators and stakeholders together through songs and their associated data, Songspace makes the process of creating and selling music more integrated and efficient.
For creators we’ve built simple, friendly technology for saving and sharing ideas, lyrics, recordings, and the copyright information associated with each contributor. For enterprises, Songspace is a complete CMS that captures fundamental assets and data from the start, via creators, and feeds them into a platform that can be utilized by any music stakeholder to better run their business.
Songspace is a partner company of American Songwriter Magazine and is based in Nashville, TN, the songwriting capital of the world.
Please direct all press or business inquiries to enterprise[at]songspace.com
Robert is CEO and co-founder of Songspace and has worked in media, music and technology for ten years. From 2004-2012 as co-owner and publisher of American Songwriter Magazine, Robert oversaw the 2,000 circulation trade magazine grow a nationally recognized brand now reaching over 450,000 monthly unique readers worldwide.
Before moving to Nashville to run American Songwriter, Robert lived in Birmingham, AL and prior to that graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Business Administration. Robert is a partner in the Nashville music festival, SoundLand (former Next BIG Nashville), and besides helping manage the best 12-piece band in Nashville (Kansas Bible Company) spends his time watching his alma mater Auburn win football games, playing guitar, fishing and anything outdoors.
Joel manages all product design and development at Songspace. Prior to joining forces with Robert in 2012, Joel was eCommerce Technology Lead at Griffin Technology, where he oversaw a successful (and massive) rebuild of the company's entire eCommerce system. He's also an accomplished front-end developer, having built hundreds of complex sites for clients in a variety of industries. Joel is a "Kiwi" - a native New Zealander - who enjoys water sports, rugby, and the great outdoors.
Jesse brings over ten years of experience in the music business and early stage tech startups to the Songspace team. As an artist and songwriter, Jesse has written and recorded music both independently and for MySpace Records, Island/Def Jam Records, and Warner/Chappell. He has worked with some of the world's top songwriters and producers, performed and recorded as a drummer with dozens of artists, and toured extensively, coast-to-coast.
Jesse graduated cum lade from Miami University of Ohio with a philosophy degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Previous to Songspace, Jesse helped launch the education technology startup LiveSchool, overseeing a period of growth that included being named a Wall Street Journal "Top 10 Startup of 2013."
Chris brings 10+ years of web development experience to Songspace. A lifetime east coaster, Chris graduated with a degree in computer science from UMass Dartmouth, has worked at leading web agencies, and built two successful web development services companies. When he's not masterminding the code for Songspace, he produces electronic dance music and is a fitness junkie.
Challey is a native of Mobile, AL and the newest addition to our team. She is a singer/songwriter who has performed with artists including Jana Kramer, Chase Rise, Tim Reynolds, and Ingram Hill. Prior to joining Songspace, she was a student at Auburn University, where she studied radio, television, and film. When she's not making sure Songspace users are the happiest people on the planet, Challey loves hiking, reading, and all outdoor activities.